Keeping tabs on where the cows are

Many modern-day pet owners microchip their four-legged companions. This is to help identify them should they become lost, injured or otherwise harmed in some way. Farmers are doing a similar thing with their beef cattle. They’re using radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to keep track of their animals as they move from farm to farm […]

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Bringing traceability to Ontario’s food

This post sort of links in to my post earlier today about food labelling – but certainly to the bigger issue that has been on the minds of many Canadians recently: where does my food come from? The listeria outbreak that has claimed 19 lives so far in Canada, coupled with China’s tainted milk powder […]

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